Wasilla city elections are set for October 4. Four candidates are vying for the mayor’s seat in the bustling city in the Matanuska Valley. Incumbent Vern Rupright is running for a second term. He’s being challenged by Taffina Katkus, Michael Carson and Dianne Woodruff. Wasilla city voters also must fill two City Council seats.
In Palmer, city voters will decide on a $2 million water utility bond, and select two city council members from three candidates.